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Derek Morrow Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 20
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole Director John Hall today announced the promotion of Derek Morrow to assistant supervisor of District 20.
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Christal May Promoted to District 14 Assistant Supervisor
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole Director John Hall today announced the promotion of Christal May to District 14 assistant supervisor.
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James Whitt Promoted to Deputy Warden at Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex
Friday, February 09, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Interim Commissioner James Erwin today announced the promotion of James "Jimmy" Whitt to deputy warden at Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex (EKCC) in West Liberty.
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Donnie McGraw Named Branch Manager at Eastern Regional Training Center
Friday, February 09, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Training Director Bridget GIlliland today announce the hiring of Donnie McGraw as branch manager at the Eastern Regional Training Center.
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Kristin Harrod Promoted to Director of the Division of Reentry Services
Friday, January 25, 2018
Kentucky Department of Corrections Interim Commissioner James Erwin today announced the promotion of Kristin Harrod to director of the Division of Reentry Services.
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Lara Surbeck Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 16
Wednesday, December 24, 2017
Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole Director John Hall today announced the promotion of Lara Surbeck to District 16 assistant supervisor.
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Griffin Brown Promoted to Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 17
Friday, December 08, 2017
Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole Director John Hall today announced the promotion of Griffin Brown to District 17 supervisor.
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Kim Gaines Promoted to Branch Manager at Western Regional Training Center
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Kentucky Department of Corrections Training Director Bridget Gilliland today announced that Kim Gaines has been promoted to branch manager at the Western Regional Training Center.
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Stefany Hughes Named Hostage Negotiation Team State Commander
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Kentucky Department of Corrections Interim Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that Stefany Hughes has been named the Hostage Negotiation Team (HNT) state commander.
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Department of Corrections Signs Agreement To Open Lee Adjustment Center
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Agreement with CoreCivic necessary amid infrastructure and population challenges
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